NHL Power Rankings: 3 Reasons the Flyers Are Better in Goal Than the Capitals

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NHL Power Rankings: 3 Reasons the Flyers Are Better in Goal Than the Capitals
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Following their "Goaltending Carousel" in the 2011 Playoffs, the Flyers situation between the pipes was offseason issue #1 for GM Paul Holmgren. 

Following a series of blockbuster trades that saw the team's Captain and leading goal-scorer both traded for a haul of more talented, bigger, faster, and younger players, the Flyers inked Ilya Bryzgalov to a 9-year, $51.5 million contract.

Not wanting to be outdone, the Capitals dealt talented but troubled backup Semyon Varlamov to the Avs for a pair of draft picks, clearing a roster spot for perennially under-appreciated Czech Tomas Vokoun. 

Now that the dust has settled in both the birthplace and capital of our nation, which team's situation in goal reigns supreme? 

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